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Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary

Edited by: James Morwood

ISBN13: 9780198610052
Published: December 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £12.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780198610700



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This is a major new edition of the Pocket Oxford Latin Dictionary , offering essential coverage of Latin words and grammar, as well as extra information on Roman history and culture. It has been updated to take account of the latest research into Latin, and is designed specifically to fit the needs of today's student. It covers over 46,000 words and phrases, including additions from the writings of Plautus and Terence, and from the study of Silver Latin. Common irregular verb parts are now given as headwords for greater clarity, and boxed notes provide help with language usage, and with difficult words and constructions.

Existing appendices on historical, mythological, and geographical names have been expanded to give greater detail, and there are new appendices on money, weights and measures, dates, and times, as well as sections on poetic metre, and medieval Latin. With a timeline of important dates, and biographies on Roman writers, this edition is packed with interesting and essential information on Roman history and culture.

Also with pronunciation help and a guide to Latin grammar, this compact and affordable dictionary is a necessity for all students and adult-learners of Latin.

New to this edition:-

  • New Latin words added from the writings of Plautus and Terence, and from the study of Silver Latin
  • Boxed notes offer help with usage, and with difficult words and constructions
  • Common irregular verb stems now given as headwords
  • Brand-new appendices on money, weights and measures, dates, and times
  • Expanded sections on historical, mythological, and geographical names
  • Brief biographies on Roman writers, and a timeline of important dates in Roman history
  • Extra sections on poetic metre and medieval Latin

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